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Opening Hours of Windsor Castle | Best Time to Visit

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Windsor Castle

Mar 1 TO Oct 31 Timings

Days (Mar 1 TO Oct 31)

TIMINGSLast Admission
Monday10:00 AM - 5:15 PM4:00 PM
TuesdayClosed
Wednesday (Today)Closed
Thursday10:00 AM - 5:15 PM4:00 PM
Friday10:00 AM - 5:15 PM4:00 PM
Saturday10:00 AM - 5:15 PM4:00 PM
Sunday10:00 AM - 5:15 PM4:00 PM

Nov 1 TO Feb 28 Timings

Days (Nov 1 TO Feb 28)

TIMINGSLast Admission
Monday10:00 AM - 4:15 PM3:00 PM
TuesdayClosed
WednesdayClosed
Thursday10:00 AM - 4:15 PM3:00 PM
Friday10:00 AM - 4:15 PM3:00 PM
Saturday10:00 AM - 4:15 PM3:00 PM
Sunday10:00 AM - 4:15 PM3:00 PM
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Half-Day Tour to Windsor Castle from London
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From London: Windsor Castle, Bath & Stonehenge Guided Tour with Optional Entry
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Best time to visit the Windsor Castle

Weekday vs Weekend

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Wed

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Fri

Sat

Sun

Pleasant
Very Crowded
Closed

Peak season vs Low season

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Off Season
Moderate Season
Peak Season

How long should I spend at Windsor Castle?

To fully appreciate the castle's highlights and immerse yourself in its rich history and architectural beauty, it is recommended to allocate at least 2 to 3 hours for a visit. This time frame allows you to explore the State Apartments, admire the intricate details of St. George's Chapel, and stroll through the picturesque gardens. Additionally, you can enjoy the Changing of the Guard ceremony and take advantage of any special exhibitions or events during your visit. However, if you have a particular interest in art and history, or want to delve deeper into the castle's treasures, consider extending your visit to a half-day or a full day.

Frequently asked questions about Windsor Castle hours

Is Windsor Castle open every day?

No, Windsor Castle is closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

What are Windsor Castle timings on public holidays?

The timings are the same as every day, depending on the season, on public holidays.

Should I buy Windsor Castle tickets in advance?

As the castle is open all year round, you should not wait to get tickets at the entrance. Buy in advance and plan your visit ahead of time to have a great experience.